CANCELED -HAMsters Lunch & Learn and Swap Meet 09-22-2018

DUE TO THE ACTIVATION OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS, in response to the expected incoming coastal weather patterns, their building became unavailable for this event. A new date will be selected and announced in the future.

Greg N5XO

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The HAMster VHF/UHF Weak Signal Group presents our 4TH HAMster Lunch and Learn, plus swap meet. FREE admission. Friends and family are very welcome! You don’t need to be a ham to attend. Lots and lots of door prizes will be raffled off.

FREE EVENT! TECHNICAL TRAINING – SWAP MEET – VE TESTING – RAFFLE

FREE COFFEE, SODAS, WATER AND SPAGHETTI LUNCHEON

Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Location: American Red Cross, 3642 E Houston St, San Antonio TX 78219

(Please use the side entrance off of Houston Street, not the main entrance from parking lot.)

Please RSVP ASAP to Greg n5xo@144200.net for lunch, etc.

RAFFLE:

  • FT-920 100 Watt HF/6 Meter Radio with Desk Microphone
  • Yaesu HT, VX-5 with Desk Charger
  • Lots of other door prizes!

SWAP MEET:

Indoor swap meet with table lease of $10 each. If you wish to lease a table, contact Patrick KG5OMXhondopatrick@me.com or call/text 210-380-1220.

TRAINING:

Technical Training to make yourself more effective in VHF/UHF DXing, no matter your VHF/UHF interest. A more efficient station is just more fun!!

SCHEDULE:

07:15-08:00 Swap meet table setup

08:00 Sign in – Raffle Ticket Sales – Swap Meet

09:00 N5XO – Introduction to VHF/UHF Weak Signal & HAMster Group

09:30 N5XO – Is your Coax Charging you a TAX?

09:30 N7LRY– Quadrifilar Helix Antenna. A surprising performer

10:30 W5KTX – Station building, Grounding

10:30 N7LRY– Analyzer-Tools to get you that last db

11:00 LUNCH IS SERVED

12:00 noon SWAP MEET IS CLOSED DOWN

12:30 KC5ULU– How to build a 2 meter 4 element Quad for under $50

12:30 KA2ZGW– Traffic Handling-How to create a message and send it

13:00 AD5BR – Volunteer Examiner Test Session for New hams & Upgrades. $15 Test fee. Bring photo ID. Contact HAMTEST@GMAIL.COM for more info.

14:00 N5XO– Final Program & Raffle

For more information on the HAMsters go to: www.144200.net or our all new interactive web page: www.hamstergroup.ning.com

Greg N5XO

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